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2 from Sivasagar dist test positive at Jorhat centre
Staff Correspondent
 JORHAT, May 22 - Two more persons, both women, today tested positive for Covid-19 as results of the tests done at JMCH came out.

 Jorhat Deputy Commissioner Roshni A Korati informed that Nabamallika Dutta (23) of Nazira subdivision, Sivasagar and Nikunjalata Deuri (23) of Bam Rajabari, Sivasagar tested positive.

She said that both of them came from Kolkata and reached here on May 18 and were put under quarantine at Composite Training Centre at Lichubari here. The Deputy Commissioner said that two women were asymptomatic and have been shifted to JMCH.

It may be mentioned here that the total number of positive people detected in Jorhat till date is 10, out of which six belonged to Jorhat district, three from Sivasagar while one was from Mumbai.

One from Mumbai was an ambulance driver who brought a cancer patient child along with family members from Mumbai and was allowed to return before the swab test results were out. The driver was subsequently traced in Bihar and put under quarantine.

On Wednesday evening, two women, both sisters of Jorhat outskirts, who came from Mumbai on an ambulance along with a son of the elder one, were discharged from JMCH after both were cured of Covid-19 after remaining under treatment from May 9 to May 20.

Meanwhile, since May 6 till today altogether 2677 people have arrived from outside the State, including the 10 positive cases. They were all screened at the Zonal Screening Centre of Jorhat at Kakodunga outskirts here, the Jorhat Deputy Commissioner informed.

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